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Particle Globe | FreeForm Pro

Particle Globe | FreeForm Pro

The new render option for FreeForm Pro is used to create this globe animation. Transform an After Effects layer into shapes that can be animated with many awesome creative controls, new and unique for After Effects! Works on video sequences,

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Zombie Sequence breakdown | FreeForm Pro

Zombie Sequence breakdown | FreeForm Pro

When Tim Harris showed us a Zombie sequence that he had composited in After Effects, we said, “Cool use of FreeForm Pro for deforming your stock fire footage!” Not exactly what anyone else might notice first, considering there are decaying …

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Fun Sparks Creativity

Fun Sparks Creativity

Jason Moll had some fun with his company logo, trying out different 3D variations using ShapeShifter Ae in After Effects. He created a video to showcase them and shared it with us. “Hi, I’m a motion graphics artist and partner …

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A Second Career for a First Love

A Second Career for a First Love

Mr. Eric D. Kirk recently completed work on closing credits for Treachery, a film starring Michael Biehn (Terminator, Tombstone, Abyss) under Blanc Biehn Productions. Eric used After Effects, with Mettle’s FreeForm Pro and ShapeShifter AE to get the job done.…

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FreeForm Pro Generates Great Effects

FreeForm Pro Generates Great Effects

UDA produced this animation for one of their jewelery clients. They chose to use After Effects with the FreeForm Pro plug-in. It’s a great example of the Generator feature, which produced all the replications and movement. FreeForm Pro has a …

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Character Animation with FreeForm

Character Animation with FreeForm

You may already know that character animation is possible in After Effects, using mettle’s FreeForm Pro. But did you know that you can also use FreeForm, the light version of FreeForm Pro, for basic character animation?

 

Here’s a simple …

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Best Wishes for a Happy New Year

Best Wishes for a Happy New Year

On behalf of everyone at Mettle, we’d like to send our best wishes to all for a terrific 2013. Thanks to our customers, for all the terrific work that you have created, and for your confidence in our products. We …

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Kevin Schires Tutorial: Elementary for AE

Kevin Schires Tutorial: Elementary for AE

To go along with our Man of Steel and Style Design Challenge, we have a Superman-themed tutorial put together by Kevin Schires. Kevin is the creator of Elementary, a script that allows 3D plug-ins to cast shadows and create reflections …

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Superman Gallery: Free Files Using ShapeShifter AE

Superman Gallery: Free Files Using ShapeShifter AE

We now have a Superman Gallery, as part of our FREE STUFF. We have been receiving lots of Superman-themed samples from ShapeShifter AE users out there! So we have created a section to showcase different Project Files, Wallpaper, Tutorials, etc. …

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3D Morphing Superman Logo: tutorial by Maltaannon

3D Morphing Superman Logo: tutorial by Maltaannon

There’s a great new tutorial created by Maltaannon, that shows a morphing 3D Superman logo within a cityscape. It’s done entirely in After Effects, using ShapeShifter AE.
“If I would have to make just one pick, just one solution that …

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Contorsione e Rotazione #1 by Davide Pepe

Contorsione e Rotazione #1 by Davide Pepe

This experimental piece by Artist Davide Pepe uses ShapeShifter AE to great effect. Davide works and lives in Bologna, Italy. Has been developing, filming, and producing artistic short films, music and dance videos since 1995. He also works as an …

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Mettle and The Montreal Canadiens

Mettle and The Montreal Canadiens

At Mettle we develop software plug-ins based on what we would like to use ourselves as motion graphics artists. So our plug-in ideas are often drawn from our real-world experience working on projects, such as this one for The Montreal …

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Jean Piché Creates “FreeBirds” Using FreeForm Pro

Jean Piché Creates “FreeBirds” Using FreeForm Pro

World-reknowned video artist Jean Piché likes the creative freedom he gets from creating in After Effects. His latest sequence, FreeBirds, was made with Mettle’s FreeForm Pro.
“Freefrom Pro was an unexpected treasure trove. The ability to manipulate arbitrary forms and …

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Sexy Radio Likes Experimettle

Sexy Radio Likes Experimettle

We really like a site called Sexy Radio, and the feeling seems to be mutual! Sexy Radio is a music and lifestyle site based in Paris. We’d like to thank them for posting some of our Experimettle work. Merci mille …

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Welcome to the Mettle Blog

Welcome to our blog! We’ll be posting news, tutorials and customer profiles to keep you up to date with the latest. We develop amazing plug-ins for Adobe After Effects, so go ahead, download a demo of each of our plug-ins: …

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